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Ancient Art from the Permanent Collection



Statue of the Lansdowne Herakles  • Unknown, sculptor; • after the School of Polykleitos  • Roman, about A.D. 125  • Marble; H: 193.5 cm • Photo: Courtesy of J. Paul Getty Museum
Statue of the Lansdowne Herakles
Unknown, sculptor;
after the School of Polykleitos
Roman, about A.D. 125
Marble; H: 193.5 cm
Photo: Courtesy of J. Paul Getty Museum

Ancient Art from the Permanent Collection
UNITED STATES
LOS ANGELES  •  J. Paul Getty Museum  •  Ongoing
 
 
This temporary installation features more than 250 objects representing the scope of the antiquities collection from 3000 B.C. to the 6th century A.D. Among the highlights of the exhibition are the fifth-century B.C. limestone and marble statue of a goddess believed to be Aphrodite and an early Cycladic harpist - one of only 10 known to exist - dating back to 2500 B.C. Also on exhibit: the Lansdowne Herakles, one of J. Paul Getty's favorite pieces. Parking reservations are required.

Contact: Tel: (1) 310 440 73 00

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